Fair Work Australia Rules

Fair Work Australia Rules

Q.What is Fair Work Australia?
A.Fair Work Australia is the national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions relating to:

  • the safety net of minimum wages and employment conditions
  • nterprise bargaining
  • industrial action
  • dispute resolution
  • termination of employment
  • other workplace matters.

Q.What are Fair Work Australia Rules?
A.Fair Work Rules (called regulations) inform you on what you must do to comply with legislation, from hiring to firing.

Q.Why are the rules important for my business?
A.These rules ensure that the employer and the employee understand clearly what they must comply with, and they set the boundaries for much of the employment relationship.

Q.How often do the rules change?
A.The rules change frequently, usually through amendments and court rulings. These can occur daily.